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I think you hit it. Cost, most of the LED headlights are made to just pack as many LED as possible into the H4 package as possible, but a small percentage of them are actually designed to mimic the H4 fillament. Most of the cheap LED bulbs aren't DOT certified, so look for the certified ones, they give you better performance. I'd recommend a brand, but ...


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The biggest issue with high-intensity LED's is heat dissipation. Heat is an LED's #1 enemy, regardless of the LED package. High-powered LED's that put out about 2 to 5 watts of light each (9 times more than the power they consume) need be be epoxied to an aluminum or copper heat sink, maybe even fan cooled. But I see many LED street-lights with LED's burned ...


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This is an ad by Sylvania:100% NEW Genuine Osram / Sylvania H7 Halogen Headlight Bulb. Osram / Sylvania #: 64210 / H7 12V / 55W / PX26d / UV Filter Acura Honda Hyundai Infiniti Porsche Toyota Mini Land Rover Mercedes Benz BMW Volvo Volkswagen Audi VWQuartz-halogen lamps put out a lot of UV as a side effect of how they work and the bands of light they ...


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I suspect the contacts in the light switch are shorted. In a correctly working switch, In the off position you wouldn't have power on white/light blue or red/yellow. In the park lamp position it would only have power on the white/light blue wire. In the Head lamp position it sends power to the red/and white/light blue wire. If none of these are true ...


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You can repin the connector or most auto parts stores will sell a replacement harness connector that you can crimp or solder on. ECH LS6235 The xB takes a 9003 bulb.


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Kaseys answer sounds right to me. There is a sensor, that indicates the vehicles inclination relative to the road (I don't know how to call it either, in Germany we simply call it "headlight leveling sensor"). That sensor needs to be replaced probably. I'd just like to add two pictures, so you can see how the sensor looks like: Image source: ...



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